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Water Meter Replacement Upgrades

The City of Jones will replace all Water meters over the next couple of months. Jones has hired PMI as a contractor to replace the water meters. They will knock on your door and shut off your water for 30 – 45 minutes while they do the installation. They will place a...

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2021 Cost of Living Adjustment

In order to keep pace with inflation and the cost of doing business, In October of 2013 the Jones Public Works Authority Board of Trustees voted to institute an automatic utility rate increase equal to the Federal Governments Cost of Living Adjustment or COLA. In the...

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Thanksgiving Message

On this Thanksgiving Eve, I just want to take a moment to reflect on the importance of this holiday. Everybody has heard the stories from our American history classes about the first Thanksgiving. Are those stories accurate, well that’s a debate for another time and...

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2021 Old Timers Day Cancelled

It is with profound sadness that I inform you, that due to the untimely passing of Mike Harcum, the Jones Old Timers Day, scheduled for this Sat. Oct. 2,  is being canceled for 2021. Mike’s wife Linda Harcum is the Old Timers Day organizer and expert. It would be too...

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Town of Jones Discharge of Fireworks

The use, firing, igniting, lighting or discharge of fireworks in the Town of Jones is allowed at the following times: June 29th - July 2nd, 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM July 3rd & July 4th, 8:00 AM to Midnight July 5th, 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM At no time are any fireworks...

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Police Chief Status

When you get elected to public office, you do so knowing that eventually you will be called on to make difficult decisions. Last night’s Special Board of Trustees meeting was just that, DIFFICULT. Last night the Jones Board of Trustees voted to terminate Police Chief...

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Open Positions for City Council & Treasure

Interested on serving on the Town of Jones City Council? About the Upcoming Positions Four City Council seats and the City Treasurer are coming up for election. Two council seats will be two-year terms. Two council seats will be four-year terms. City treasurer will be...

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County 2020 Ice Storm Debris Response

Jones has requested Oklahoma County assistance in removing the debris from the Oct. 2020 ice storm, with the recent FEMA Disaster Declaration, Oklahoma County has agreed. PLEASE, read the County's guidelines for debris pick-up. THIS IS NOT BULK TRASH PICK-UP! If your...

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Temporary Road Closing

Tomorrow beginning at 6 am, Hiwassee Rd, south of Main/Britton (in front of BancFirst, you will be able to access the bank’s parking lot), will be closed in order to install a sewer line. It will be closed until 12 pm, possibly later. Please avoid Hiwassee if at all...

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Covid Small Business Grants

ATTENTION ALL JONES BUSINESSES: Oklahoma County is offering GRANTS to small businesses affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic. If your business could use some extra help, don't hesitate to contact Oklahoma County or go to: www.OKCountyGrants.org Trouble with document...

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2020-2021 Emergency Snow Routes

Bad weather and poor travel conditions are in the forecast for today and most of the week. Be safe out and give yourself extra time if you have to get out. See Oklahoma Country and surrounding areas snow routes map

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Mayor’s Note #shoplocal

I was invited to sit in on a Virtual meeting with Congresswoman Kendra Horn and the "Problem Solvers Caucus" of the United States House of Representatives. They were discussing the very real revenue issues facing rural towns in America as a result of the COVID-19...

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Mayor’s Message April 2020

Earlier today, Gov. Kevin Stitt, announced a 3 phase approach to opening our State and economy back up! Although we, the Jones Board of Trustees, have not mandated ANY restrictions, we have encouraged all Jones businesses to follow the Governor's Exec. Orders on a...

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